Call for applications: Music Network/Centre Culturel Irlandais Music Performance Residency 2022 - 2023

Call for applications: Music Network/Centre Culturel Irlandais Music Performance Residency 2022 - 2023
Applications are now invited for the Music Network/Centre Culturel Irlandais Music Performance Residency 2022-2023.

The Residency is open to musicians working in any genre seeking to further their performance career. The application deadline is Wednesday 12th January 2022 at 5pm. Full guidelines, terms and conditions of award are available at: www.centreculturelirlandais.com.

The one-month Residency will take place at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris between August 2022 and June 2023. Applicants must be resident in the Republic of Ireland, and have a professional track record in music performance. Applicants must have a valid PPS number. The award includes travel from/to Ireland, accommodation and a monthly stipend.

Commenting on the news, Music Network CEO Sharon Rollston said: “We are delighted to announce the call out for applications for the 2022 – 2023 Music Network/Centre Culturel Irlandais Music Performance Residency. The Residency offers a wonderful opportunity for a musician to further their performance career at the centre in Paris, and is an important avenue for showcasing Ireland’s dynamic contemporary musical culture on an international stage. Previous recipients of the award have found the experience invaluable in developing their artistic practice.”

Centre Culturel Irlandais is working with partner organisations to enable the centre to increase the number of residencies it can offer Irish artists under the 2022-2023 Residency Programme. Applying for one of the partner-funded residencies does not exclude applicants from being considered for a general residency in their chosen field.

Previous Music Network/Centre Culturel Irlandais Artists-in-Residence have included Caitríona Frost (2021-22), Macdara Yeates (2020-21), Mairéad Hickey (2019-20), Aisling Kenny (2018-19), Sam Comerford (2017-18), Barry Donoghue (2016-17) and Rhob Cunningham (2015-16).